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Holiday fruit : a collection of inspired recipes, gifts, and decorations
Brennan, Georgeanne, 1943-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Smithmark Publishers, [1999]

Physical Description:
111 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Format :


Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Item Holds
TX811 .B74 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Holiday

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These two beautiful books are the next titles in our Holiday Series. They join the successful Holiday Pumpkins, Holiday Decorations, and Holiday Eggs, the first series to combine cooking and decorating ideas themed to specific holidays. With 50 gorgeous photographs, each book guides the reader through 15 stunning crafts projects and 30 delicious recipes for the winter season. Holiday Fruit contains great ideas for drying and preserving fruit, enticing recipes for both fresh and dried fruit, and inspired ideas for wreaths, potpourri, and gift baskets. Holiday Sweets includes chapters on tabletop sweets like delicate Christmas petit fours, sweet gifts, and instructions for making dazzling decorative sweets like lollipop trees. Both titles have wide appeal for the huge market of readers who cook, make crafts, or are interested in decorating and home entertaining.

Author Notes

Georgeanne Brennan grew up in Southern California and attended the San Diego State University, the University of Aix-Marseille in Provence, and the University of California at San Diego.

After returning to California to start a teaching position, Brennan and a friend started a vegetable seed company that they promoted with a recipe-filled catalog. The pair struck success and began writing weekly columns for the San Jose Mercury News and the San Francisco Chronicle. Brennan published Apertif: Recipes for Simple Pleasure in the French Style, which won the Julia Child Cookbook Award in the Food & Spirits Category and The Food and Flavors of Haute Provence, which won the James Beard Award in the International Category.

(Bowker Author Biography)